The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia strongly condemns hate speech in our community and throughout the world. When anti-Semitic hate speech was expressed by Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill, we immediately took action with national and local partners. We have and will continue to condemn comments that reject the state of Israel and the Jewish connection to our homeland.

Tell an Israeli their idea is preposterous, and you’ve just guaranteed that inventor will succeed. Whether it’s planting crops in the desert or developing a nationwide defense system, most groundbreaking Israeli advances were initially deemed impossible. This exhibit showcases just a few recent examples of why Israel is continuously where the world looks for new trends and developments.